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Hon. Captain Rupert Theo Vance Moon VC

14/8/1892
Born at Bacchus Marsh, VIC
21/8/1914
Enlisted in the AIF, 4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron as a trumpeter, aged 22
19/10/1914
Embarked aboard the HMAT A18 Wiltshire
10/12/1914
Disembarked in Egypt
22-24/5/1915
Landed at Gallipoli
23/11/1915
Promoted to Lance Corporal
27/12/1915
Returned to Egypt
20/1/1916
Transferred to Regiment Headquarters section as an Acting Sergeant, trumpeter
6/3/1916
Promoted to Sergeant
10/6/1916
Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt
17/6/1916
Disembarked at Marseilles, France
7/7/1916
Transferred to the 2nd ANZAC Mounted Regiment
9/9/1916
Transferred to the 58th Battalion as a 2nd Lieutenant
7/1/1917 - 24/1/1917
On leave in England
18/2/1917 - 28/3/1917
Attended a School of Instruction
6/4/1917
Promoted to Lieutenant
12/5/1917
Wounded in action during the Second Battle of Bullecourt - for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross
13/5/1917
Admitted to the 20th General Hospital, Camiers, France - gunshot wound to the left foot and face, fractured jaw
26/5/1917
Admitted to War Hospital, Heading, England
16/6/1917
Transferred to 1st Southern General Hospital, Edgbaston
10/1/1918
Embarked for Australia aboard the Corinithic
3/3/1918
Returned to Australia
28/4/1918
Resumed duty
1/5/1918
Re-embarked aboard the HMAT A14 Euripides
14/6/1918
Transferred to the HMS Teutonic at New York, USA
2/7/1918
Disembarked at Liverpool, England
17/7/1918
Attended School of Musketry
19/8/1918
Rejoined the 58th Battalion in the field
3/10/1918 - 3/11/1918
Attended the 4th Army School of Instruction
5/2/1919
Promoted to Temporary Captain
1/3/1919 - 29/3/1919
On leave in England
17/4/1919
Marched out from France for return to Australia - relinquished temporary rank of Captain - granted rank of Honorary Captain
24/4/1919
Returned to England
10/6/1919
Embarked for Australia aboard the Port Lyttleton
3/8/1919
Returned to Australia
4/10/1919
Appointment terminated
1930 - 1942
Living in the Geelong district
1942
Enlisted in the Australian Army, V352179
1945
Discharged from the Australian Army with the rank of Captain - 6th Victorian Battalion
1986
Died, aged 94
Buried at Mount Duneed Cemetery, VIC

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